Puma Energy Caribe LLC on Monday agreed to address environmental concerns at a Puerto Rican petroleum refining facility rocked by a 2009 explosion, which Puma recently purchased from bankrupt Caribbean Petroleum Corp.
The U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division on Monday closed its investigation into Perdue Farms Inc. parent company's proposed acquisition of Coleman Natural Foods LLC, saying there was no evidence to suggest that competition among chicken processors would be harmed.
The Florida Senate on Monday eviscerated a controversial proposed judicial reform amendment, removing a provision that would have added justices to the state Supreme Court and split it into civil and criminal divisions.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released its annual Special 301 Report on Monday showing China and Russia remain on the top of its list of countries that are failing to take sufficient action to combat counterfeiting of U.S. copyrighted content and products.
The U.S. Department of Commerce is exploring ways to better harmonize U.S. and European Union trade regulations, according to a notice from the International Trade Administration published in the Federal Register on Monday.
The U.S. International Trade Commission said Monday it was launching a review of anti-dumping duties on artists’ canvases from China to determine whether revoking the five-year-old duties of up to 264 percent would injure U.S. industry.
The U.S. could eventually use remote monitoring to improve the regulation of offshore oil and gas rigs, the head of the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement said Monday.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched a probe into 288,000 American Honda Motor Co. Inc. SUVs on Friday, just days after kicking off investigations into more than a million SUVs manufactured by Michigan-based General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday proposed stronger pollution standards for secondary lead smelters, requiring facilities to meet new limits on toxic emissions and implement new controls.
The Federal Trade Commission on Friday greenlighted asset manager Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP’s $2.4 billion acquisition of Pfizer Inc.'s Capsugel drug delivery business.
Grifols SA said Monday it had reached a tentative agreement with federal antitrust regulators that should allow its planned $3.4 billion purchase of rival Talecris Biotherapeutics Holdings Corp. to move forward once certain blood plasma assets are sold off.
Financial sector representatives asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Monday to provide greater clarity on their swap rules and, once that is done, to quickly implement them.
Utah sued the U.S. Department of the Interior on Friday, claiming it overstepped its authority by establishing a new public land designation called "Wild Lands," while Alaska vowed to also challenge the policy because it allegedly impedes the oil and gas industry.
The D.C. Circuit on Friday tossed a challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision to allow California to curb greenhouse gas emissions for automakers, citing a lack of jurisdiction.
Medicare will soon pay more than 3,500 hospitals nationwide based on the quality of their inpatient acute care services and not just the quantity, under a final rule that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued Friday.
The U.S. Department of Labor banned discrimination based on gender identity and pregnancy within its workforce Friday, strengthening the agency's protections against sex harassment and discrimination.
While a federal pilot program aimed at enhancing select judges’ patent law expertise has drawn criticism from some quarters, attorneys expect participating district courts will emerge as popular forums that handle cases faster and bring greater predictability for patent litigants.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury on Friday proposed a plan to exempt foreign exchange swaps and forwards from new rules governing derivatives, echoing claims by banks and business groups that the regulations would do more harm than good.
The District of Columbia Circuit on Friday overturned a preliminary injunction barring the National Institutes of Health from funding research using human embryonic stem cells, giving the Obama administration a boost as it continues to litigate the landmark case.
The U.S. Department of Commerce on Friday announced anti-dumping duties on numerous Chinese manufacturers of steam-activated carbon, which is used in drinking water and wastewater treatment systems.